What do the children say?
Robert Oscar Lopez | 12 May 2013 |
The children of same-sex couples normally love the people who raised them. But many of them still have reservations about same-sex marriage.
Get out your stripey socks
Mary O'Neill Le Rumeur | 20 March 2013 |
tags: bioethics, Down syndrome
... and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. It's time to explode the myths and fears that surround this condition.
The least of these
Anthony Esolen | 19 February 2013 |
tags: Boy Scouts, childhood, homosexuality
Our government has failed to admit that its own selfishness is the root of many societal problems it has tried to address.
Christopher Dorner LAPD, all-American hero
Izzy Kalman | 14 February 2013 |
tags: bullying, Christopher Dorner
What turned an anti-bullying crusader into a murderous avenger?
Family structure: it’s an education in itself
Andrea Mrozek | 24 January 2013 |
An international report finds a clear educational advantage in developed countries for children living with two parents.
Safety in social media comes down to lifestyles
Reynaldo Rivera | 08 January 2013 |
tags: cyber-bullying, social networking, values
The quality of family relationships is a key to safety on social networking sites, according to new research from Europe.
“These tragedies must end”
Michael Cook | 18 December 2012 |
tags: Barack Obama, divorce, gun control, rampage shooting
Why are so many rampage killers the sons of divorce?
Should 16-year-olds be able to vote?
Shawn Murphy | 02 November 2012 |
Scotland's 16 and 17-year-olds will be casting their votes in a referendum on independence. Why not elsewhere?
Donner and Blitzen! Where’s my pipe?
Harley J. Sims | 08 October 2012 |
tags: censorship, literature, smoking
A publisher bowdlerises familiar verses to produce a non-smoking Santa for the edification of children.
A geek lesson about sensitivity
Harley J. Sims | 20 September 2012 |
tags: censorship, gender, language, race
If the language sensitivity police are right, one of the most expressive words of the tech revolution should be banned.
Bravo for the Boy Scouts; boo for the Washington Post
Robert R. Reilly | 24 July 2012 |
tags: Boy Scouts, homosexuality
The Boy Scouts of America have banned open homosexuals from being scouts and leaders. Not everyone is happy with the decision.
Is our obsession with bullying limiting freedom of speech?
Izzy Kalman | 16 July 2012 |
tags: bullying, freedom of speech
If every offensive remark is called bullying, we begin to surrender the right to express even legitimate opinions.
Using time well in a networked world
Kevin de Souza | 17 May 2012 |
tags: family time, silence, social networking
While everyone may be getting a smartphone, not all are getting smarter.
Ottawa’s award-winning way of killing off childhood
Michael Coren | 14 May 2012 |
tags: Canada, childhood, sexual education
A tell-all exhibition in a national museum normalizes sexual experimentation for kids -- with government funding.
Two cheers for Hollywood
Alistair Nicholas | 17 April 2012 |
It will take more than Blood Diamond or Green Carpet Awards to show that the film industry is serious about corporate responsibility.
A musical path out of poverty
Carolyn Moynihan | 09 March 2012 |
tags: El Sistema, music, poverty
A visionary Venezuelan programme for social development is catching on around the world.
Why bullycide is on the increase
Izzy Kalman | 02 March 2012 |
tags: bullying, resilience, suicide
Bullying-related suicide will not decrease as long as we glorify the victims with magazine covers and laws in their name.
Values for life
Louise Kirk | 29 February 2012 |
tags: character education, sex education
Most sex education fails because it does not prepare children for life. A successful values programme is changing all that.
Bullying: governments can diagnose, but they can’t cure
Peter Jon Mitchell | 24 February 2012 |
The Ontario government has vastly over-estimated its ability to solve problems like school bullying. Don't families have a role in this?
Canada’s intransigent secularists
Rebekah Hebbert | 23 February 2012 |
tags: Canada, education, religious freedom
If Canadian parents are forced to send their children to objectionable classes, should it be a surprise if some of them secede from the school system?
Rebekah Hebbert | 08 February 2012 |
Why are feminists throwing their toys out of the cot over a victory for girl power?
Beating the competition
Carolyn Moynihan | 03 February 2012 |
Business leaders are blaming the education system for the loss of jobs offshore. But aren’t they forgetting that other institution that turns out good workers?
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